Kumar Krishnan, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Nutritional management of acute pancreatitis
Krishnan, K 2017, Current Opinion in Gastroenterology, vol 33, no. 2, pp. 102-106.

Pseudoachalasia presenting 20 years after Nissen fundoplication: A case report
Lai, CN, Krishnan, K, Kim, MP, Dunkin, BJ & Gaur, P 2016, Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, vol 11, no. 1, 96. DOI:

Esophageal motility abnormalities in Barrett's esophagus
Krishnan, K, Pandolfino, JE & Kahrilas, PJ 2015, . in Esophageal Cancer and Barretts Esophagus. Wiley Blackwell, pp. 45-54. DOI:

Control of immediate post-EMR bleeding by using monopolar hemostatic forceps
Krishnan, K & Komanduri, S 2015, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol 81, no. 2, pp. 466-467. DOI:

Pandolfino, JE & Krishnan, K 2015, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol 13, no. 2, pp. 407-408. DOI:

Endoscopic ultrasound as an adjunctive evaluation in patients with esophageal motor disorders subtyped by high-resolution manometry
Krishnan, K, Lin, CY, Keswani, R, Pandolfino, JE, Kahrilas, PJ & Komanduri, S 2014, Neurogastroenterology and Motility, vol 26, no. 8, pp. 1172-1178. DOI:

Addition of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided fine needle aspiration and on-site cytology to EUS-guided fine needle biopsy increases procedure time but not diagnostic accuracy
Keswani, RN, Krishnan, K, Wani, S, Keefer, L & Komanduri, S 2014, Clinical Endoscopy, vol 47, no. 3, pp. 242-247. DOI:

Do Endoscopic Antireflux Procedures Fit in the Current Treatment Paradigm of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease?
Pandolfino, JE & Krishnan, K 2014, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol 12, no. 4, pp. 544-554. DOI:

Endoscopic therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease
Krishnan, K & Pandolfino, JE 2014, Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol 16, no. 1, pp. 45-48. DOI:

Radiofrequency ablation for refractory gastric antral vascular ectasia (with video)
McGorisk, T, Krishnan, K, Keefer, L & Komanduri, S 2013, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol 78, no. 4, pp. 584-588. DOI:

Rapid on-site evaluation of endoscopic ultrasound core biopsy specimens has excellent specificity and positive predictive value for gastrointestinal lesions
Krishnan, K, Dalal, S, Nayar, R, Keswani, RN, Keefer, L & Komanduri, S 2013, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol 58, no. 7, pp. 2007-2012. DOI:

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Interactions with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Krishnan, K & Hirano, I 2013, . in Practical Manual of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. John Wiley and Sons, pp. 253-266. DOI:

Komanduri, S, Krishnan, K & Pandolfino, JE 2012, Gastroenterology, vol 143, no. 4. DOI:

Increased risk for persistent intestinal metaplasia in patients with Barrett's esophagus and uncontrolled reflux exposure before radiofrequency ablation
Krishnan, K, Pandolfino, JE, Kahrilas, PJ, Keefer, L, Boris, L & Komanduri, S 2012, Gastroenterology, vol 143, no. 3, pp. 576-581. DOI:

The incidence of oesophageal adenocarcinoma in non-dysplastic Barrett's oesophagus: A meta-analysis
Desai, TK, Krishnan, K, Samala, N, Singh, J, Cluley, J, Perla, S & Howden, CW 2012, Gut, vol 61, no. 7, pp. 970-976. DOI:

Radiofrequency ablation for dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus restores ß-catenin activation within esophageal progenitor cells
Krishnan, K, Komanduri, S, Cluley, J, Dirisina, R, Sinh, P, Ko, JZ, Li, L, Katzman, RB & Barrett, TA 2012, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol 57, no. 2, pp. 294-302. DOI:

Intestinal growth factors: Potential use in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and their role in mucosal healing
Krishnan, K, Arnone, B & Buchman, A 2011, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, vol 17, no. 1, pp. 410-422. DOI:

Acid, Bile, and CDX: The ABCs of making Barrett's metaplasia
Souza, RF, Krishnan, K & Spechler, SJ 2008, American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, vol 295, no. 2. DOI: